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Jan 17, 2013 6:30pm PST
with the people is education. you know change is gradual. so the only thing we need to do is educate our community. will they use our lifestraw and have safe drinking water. so the only challenge is, like, we need to educate them more and inform them more. so once they are empowered with education, things will work out. >> the filters are completely free of charge for the families. but they aren't always received whole heartedly. it took some effort for 15- year-old sarah to convince her parents. they were used to boiling water, and found filtering it too time consuming. but it's not just clean water that's at stake here. every filter saves on carbon dioxide emissions, because the families need much less wood from the forest. sarah now uses it only for cooking. >> because of lifestraw we are saving 2000 shillings in one week. it has done a lot to us. >> mikkel vestergaard frandsen heads the project. his company's primary products are mosquito nets and aids tests. he's invested 30 million euros in the water filter project. it still pays off. for every ton of co2 he saves, vestergaard frandsen gets
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Jan 16, 2013 8:00am PST
health in terms of research, education, and policy. >> when you look at what has been that in the past, it has not got this very far. we have to do something different. we believe a national discussion, putting aside preconceived notions will have us move forward as a nation. >> for more, we're joined by colin goddard. on april 16, 2007, he was shot four times when a gunman armed with a 22 caliber semiautomatic handgun, 9 millimeter semiautomatic, went on a rampage at virginia tech. 32 people were killed. he and 16 others were injured. colin goddard now works with the brady campaign to prevent gun violence. he just returned from meeting with survivors and their parents in newtown. the british campaign was the first trip to meet vice president joe biden's task force on guns, and later colin is headed to the white house to attend president of his announcement on gun-control. he is joining us from washington, d.c.. welcome back to "democracy now!" though the announcement has not been made as of this broadcast, president obama says he is calling for a ban on assault weapons, and high-capac
LINKTV
Jan 17, 2013 9:00am PST
is a serious talk about investment, jobs, fighting privatization of education? our battle is just beginning. we have yet to take off the gloves. we have been fighting. >> president obama said to harry belafonte, according to harry, why don't you and cornell west, some slack? and harry belafonte responded, what might makes you think we are not? >> exactly. i want to ask you about bill o'reilly and tavis smiley. i don't know if you're watching fox on election night, but this is what bill o'reilly had to say about the outcomes of the election. >> what is your sense? he looked at these exit polls. >> my sense of the evening is, is that romney loses in ohio, the president is reelected. >> how do think we got to that point questor president obama's approval rating was so low. this is hypothetical. we don't know who is even winning right now, never mind who won. how do think it got this tight. >> because it is a changing country. it is not a traditional america anymore. there are 50% of the voting public who want stuff. they want things. and who is going to give them things? president obama. he knows
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Jan 19, 2013 2:00pm PST
, strengthening our economy, good education, but of course in the campaign a little part of it is about my scottish and this. we have the slogan, i am a mac. that is a campaign on the internet where people say we want david mcalister tuesday prime minister of lower saxony because we're doing a successful job. >> mcalister and his union are expected to get the biggest proportion of the vote, but they need the government as coalition partners, and their current partners, the free democrats, not that the 5% of the votes needed to have a seat in parliament, meeting the coalition government of the future may be headed by the opposition. that is a predicament faced by the german chancellor angela merkel. why she cares so much about this race. she made seven campaign appearances with mcalister. what happened in lower saxony is said to be a dress rehearsal for the general election in september because the free democrats are doing dismally on the national stage. voters here care about regional issues first and foremost. >> social issues are important. we have families with nurseries, infrastructure
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Jan 21, 2013 7:00pm PST
code, immigration to education, he promised reform. >> we will support democracy from the americas to the middle east because our interests compel us on behalf of those who long for freedom. >> every word was meant to reinforce his aggressive agenda. >> our agenda is not complete until are gay brothers and sisters are treated like anyone else under the law, for if we are created equal, the love we commit to one another must be equal as well. >> although racial equality was front and center, i think a lot of the second term will be devoted to other things. >> the president takes one last look, noting he will not see this again. will not ever be the focus of the 9000 person parade. he could barely stop himself from dancing, one last night to celebrate his historic presidency before he begins what is expected to be a huge fight with congress. >> president obama's speech dealt mostly with domestic issues. there was not much on foreign policy. let's take a listen to what he did have to say. >> we will uphold our values through strength of arm and rule of law. we will show the courage to
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Jan 15, 2013 5:30am PST
father to feed, educate, and clothe her younger siblings. opportunities are limited in most of the village in north east sri lanka and jobs overseas seemed to be the only option. when she left, she was 17 years old, but job agents had forged passport to say she was 23. the saudi government does not allow workers who are minors. >> girls are carrying babies and not just young brothers and sisters. initial shock at her execution is now replaced with anger. her only dream was a better life for her family. her family says the young woman was denied a fair trial. >> she has not been punished according to sri lanka. -- according to sharia law. so we cannot accept this punishment. >> others seem to disagree. >> the baby's mother could have pardoned her or accepted blood money for her release. since she was not willing, this punishment was the only option. >> the execution has drawn strong criticism from international community. criticism that saudi arabia has rejected, saying the saudi arabia emphasizes its protection of the rights of all citizens and expatriate's on its soil. saud
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Jan 15, 2013 7:00pm PST
in the vice president and ministers who have been in charge for five weeks. >> they are educated and prepared. the country is in good hands. even though we want chavez to recover and come back. >> it was just three months ago that a majority of venezuelas reelected their charismatic and controversial president. only to see him come down with cancer yet again. >> first he missed his own inauguration on january 10 before the national assembly that you see behind me. and now, his annual message to the nation is being read by the vice-president. clearly there is an attempt to show that the government is functioning normally. >> opponents claim the capital of venezuela has been transferred to cuba. >> every week we see our political leaders moving to havana to take decisions that affect us all. we represent half the country, but they refused to talk to us because they are more interested in receiving orders from the castro brothers. >> they insist the inner circle is simply keeping the president informed in his absence. >> all of our institutions are working. the hot headed dennis the world of the
LINKTV
Jan 16, 2013 9:00am PST
who deny climate change, and it is not about intelligence or about education. it turns out those that deny climate change, the one that are most indicated are the ones that will be in denial. the less educated are less in the nile. in other words, the nile is a fact. denial is a stance they have and the more intellectuals much they have, the more they employ their intellectual smarts to support their e motion on the nile. in other words, what i'm saying, we're not talking about it irrationality here. talking about an emotional position. the intellectual argumentations come only secondary to the emotional stance. this is a phenomenon that is very much of the political right, and that is what we see in this country, to a large degree, but it is not completely absent on the progressive side either. and we need to look at how that functions on both sides. there have been studies of the brain, have compared progressive brains versus right wing brains. these days, you can do these scans where you can gather a lot of information up to a certain point. some of them are interesting. one s
LINKTV
Jan 16, 2013 2:00pm PST
by a task force led by vice president joe biden after 20 schoolchildren and six educators were slain at an elementary school in connecticut last month. >> for the latest on this, let's go live to our correspondent, standing by in washington. the president does not have the political backing he needs right now for the tough laws. what is his agenda, both in the house and in the senate? >> right. he needs to get the votes to pass in the congress. obviously. so he is trying to change the equation, trying to build up pressure on congress men and women, and the one thing they respond to this pressure from their voters. they are actually quite accessible for their voters, so barack obama has called upon voters to call their congress people and say that it is important to ban assault weapons, for example. he has done that before -- for example, for the fiscal cliff just a couple of weeks ago. it has worked before. the other way he wants to build up pressure is by organizing this push for new laws, like a campaign with the money, the ads, and the whole machinery he used for his reelection to
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Jan 18, 2013 4:00pm PST
want to get both, what an incredible educational resource. the book and dvd are yours for contribution of $150. think about that as he watched recall in. let us know you are there. link tv alive and democracy now on the tv. 866-359-4334. we turn to a clip of the new film opening around the country, "harvest of the entire." >> we're all proud to be an american today. >> once again, the streets of our country were taken over today by people who don't belong here. >> the, the culture of criminality. >> that put a strain on our social security, education, health care. >> an ever teach in school the huge latino presence is a direct result of our government's actions in central america over many decades free of the thousands upon thousands of puerto rican zwerg recruited to work here in the united states free of the >> the feeling was we could easily -- easily over the government and make it easier for other american businesses to operate in central america. >> from the very beginning, the west depended for its labor on mexicans. >> are you a communist? the history. >> i had never seen anyth
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Jan 21, 2013 3:00pm PST
. this is renowned author, educator and political activist angela davis who spoke last night, founder of the group critical resistance, a grassroots effort to in the prison industrial complex. davis voiced support for president obama, the said much work needs to be done. >> let me say this time around we cannot subordinate our aspirations and our hopes to presidential the agendas. our passionate support for president barack obama and it is wonderful that we can say for the second time, president barack obama, and we support him and are passionate about that support. but that support should also be expressed in our determination to raise issues that have largely been ignored or not appropriately addressed by the administration. and let me say that we are aware that we should be celebrating, critically celebrating the 150th anniversary of the emancipation proclamation. [applause] there should be massive celebrations this year. what has happened other than the film "lincoln"? and of course with 2.5 million people behind bars today, the prison system, the immigrant detention system are terrible remain
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Jan 22, 2013 2:00pm PST
background, his education, the lessons he's learned from other actors and from directors and the experiences of his life, which he can draw on in parallel situations in the play. now, you will see in these rehearsal scenes coming up, a number of very interesting things. mr. patrick stewart is first seen in character, in costume. and then suddenly, there was a rehearsal scene, and the same man who appeared to be a young servant, suddenly appears to be a man in early middle age. he-mr. stewart has no hair. mr. stewart does not wear a mustache. and so you see, vividly, how he draws on his talent with the external use of a wig and a mustache, but also how he transforms himself from a man of a later age into an apparently very young man. miss lisa harrow, the gifted actress who plays julie, without the aid of makeup or costume, you'll see her in rehearsal scene after rehearsal scene, and her face will change. she will be passive. she will be dominating. she will be strong. she will be indecisive. and those are the gifts that the actor brings to the stage. and the rehearsal period, as i say, is th
LINKTV
Jan 15, 2013 8:00am PST
of research, education, and policy. >> when you look at what has been done in the past, it has not thought of as very far. we have to do something different. we believe a national discussion, putting aside preconceived notions will have us move forward as a nation. >> appearing with the sandy hook promise, connecticut senator chris murphy predicted a defeat of nra efforts to block the approval of a new assault weapons ban. >> his job to say no gun control and has congress, but they are wrong. they will see they are wrong as this president brings the full weight of his office to the house and senate and as republicans and democrats grievously have pledged to the nra start turning a different direction. i think today is an important day because it gives a clear forum for people across newtown, across the state, and across this nation and lecturer -- clear the status quo is not ok when it comes to the laws on guns in this country. >> new figures show u.s. military suicides broke another all-time record last year. 349 active duty soldiers took their own lives in 2012, far exceeding the number
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Jan 17, 2013 8:00am PST
issues that are tentacles of poverty. horrible education system and lack of housing and lack of good jobs with a living wage, etc., etc. poverty ought to be something i think the president can wrap his legacy around if he wants to have one of which he and we can be proud. >> tavis, i am wondering if your campaign you're then going around the country with you feel has had any impact on corporate leaders in america? 30 years ago the private -- largest private corporation was to rollovers. middle-class situation, a pension. now it is walmart. private employer. most of their workers are in poverty themselves because of lack of benefits and low wages. >> corporate america is hard to crack. people go hard at walmart and i believe the companies ought to be respectful of the health of their employees and the equity pay of their employees, etc., but this announcement they made about hiring military veterans and giving them worked i think is significant. the point here is, corporations can lead. corporations to advance the conversation. for example, in this country, as the supreme court continues e
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Jan 22, 2013 3:00pm PST
on the road, visiting farmers and chefs, taking produce from one to the other, and educating both parties along the way. >> may need a look at the progress of a particular crop or report back, maybe some feedback, to the farmer about how the chefs are using it or what they might be looking for in the near future. >> in many ways, produce express and people like jim mills are the link between 1,300 different restaurants in northern california and produce from all over the golden state. today's visit took us to del rio botanical farm in yolo county, where suzanne peabody ashworth was keen to get reaurants to start trying the fresh fava beans and greens she's growing. >> so we'll take some of these greens into a couple of restaurants this morning and see what the chefs want to do with them. in sacramento, there's been an explosion of restaurants over the past 4 or 5 years in our capital. again, sacramento, california, agriculture, fruits and vegetables--there's a very bice link there and the interest that my customers have in this produce. >> we call at 5:30 in the morning and get the normal
Search Results 0 to 20 of about 21 (some duplicates have been removed)